KATHMANDU, May 5: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a stay order to parliament not to move forward with the impeachment motion brought against Chief Justice Sushila Karki, and to immediately allow her to resume work in her capacity as chief justice.
KATHMANDU, May 3: Public Affairs Section of the US Embassy in Kathmandu on Wednesday organized an interaction event on the “Role of Media for Free and Fair Election” in association with the Central Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, Tribhuvan University to mark the “World Press Freedom Day”.
KATHMANDU, April 17: Kavrepalanchowk District Court has slapped life imprisonment on three officers of the then Royal Nepal Army for the murder of Maina Sunar, a teenage girl, at the time of the Maoist insurgency.
KATHMANDU, April 17: Kavrepalanchok District Court has slapped life imprisonment on three officers of the then Royal Nepal Army for the murder of Maina Sunar, a teenage girl, at the time of the Maoist insurgency.
KATHMANDU, April 11: Experts and opposition leaders have slammed the new constitution amendment bill for its proposal of removing chairperson and vice-chairperson of rural municipalities as well as mayor and deputy mayor of municipalities from the Electoral College to elect the National Assembly members.
KATHMANDU, March 1: The Supreme Court has given continuity to its previous stay order to the government not to implement its decision to appoint Jaya Bahadur Chand as the Inspector General of Nepal Police.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday asked four questions to the agitating Madhes-based political parties with regard to ending the ongoing political deadlock and urged them to come up with clear answers.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Commissioners at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) are voicing contradictory views at a time when less than 15 days remain in the TRC’s original tenure of two-years and 57,753 complaints from conflict victims are still pending with it.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16 : Suman Adhikari lost his father Muktinath Adhikari 15 years ago when the rebel CPN (Maoist) murdered him brutally in Lamjung. Since then, Suman has been fighting for justice. He has been questioning the state as well as the then rebels.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Judicial Council on Thursday midnight appointed 80 judges for seven high courts and their extended benches but the decision drew controversy as one of the council members boycotted the meeting and another was absent.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The Supreme Court on Sunday ruled that Lokman Singh Karki is ineligible to head the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and annulled his appointment to the post of chief commissioner.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The Supreme Court has altered a previous verdict and stated that 15 ropanis (1 ropani = 508.74 square meters) of land at Chhauni, Kathmandu, which was claimed as dowry by Prerana Singh, belongs to the Nepal Trust.
KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to issue an interim order in writ petitions challenging the constitution amendment bill, which is currently going through the parliamentary process.
KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), which has received 57,753 complaints relating to human rights violations of the conflict period, has yet to go through all the complaints even once. In the meantime, the commission, which also has the jurisdiction to study and discover the root causes of the conflict, has yet to start any research on the patterns of the violations and even review literatures on the conflict.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The Judgment Execution Directorate at the Supreme Court has yet again asked Nepal Police to arrest CPN (Maoist Center) leader and former lawmaker Balkrishna Dhungel, who was convicted of murdering Ujjan Shrestha and was sentenced to jail by the apex court.
KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Supreme Court on Thursday began final hearings in the writ petitions challenging the appointment of Lokman Singh Karki as chief of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and six other cases cncerning him.